Friday 18th June 2010 at 2:56 AM, To Arthur & Fiona Cristian, Love For Life
Just wanted to say how much we enjoy your work and that you are one of the first people we are sending this too, out of respect for you and your research and I hope you like this.
For the last 3 1/2 months myself, as writer, and cartoonist Paul Davies, have worked together to produce, at 4 1/2 minutes long, a short animation entitled “Meet your Strawman.” It covers the controversial topic that we are all too familiar with – that of the human being versus the person or “legal fiction” / “strawman” which gives consent of the masses to those in “authority”.
Together with the voice talent of actress Caroline Amer, (creating a wonderfully condescending voice over,) we have parodied a 1950’s government information film, (scratches and all,) and turned a propaganda weapon they used on our parents against them!
The spirit of the film is to introduce others who are still unaware or reluctant to believe that we can stand up for ourselves and know our rights. Being fans of both your work and your research, we would like you to be the first viewer of our short film. This film will be the first of many we intend to produce.
Please feel free to include “Meet your Strawman,” to illustrate any of your future talks or, if you would promote via your website we would be feel honoured. Please consider this email permission (should you need any,) for you to do so.
A Hi-res Mpg and a medium-res Divx are available to download from our website InfoMaticFilm.com . You can use your iPhone straight from the website too, it will play a mobile version (a good way to wake others up!) or just link to it at InfoMaticFilm YouTube Chanel. Or directly.
In the meantime any feedback you give us would be on greatly appreciated.
Paul and I have done nothing like this before, it has been a fantastic experience for us both, basically, we are two blokes who have joined forces to create what we feel is a very accessible film, and we haven’t even met each other yet!
We really hope you enjoy the film as much as we have enjoyed creating it, and hope that enjoyment shines through and hopefully helps people wake up and look around them.
Finally, may we take this opportunity to thank you for all your hard work, determination and research over the years, that has ultimately helped to wake us both up and has led us to produce “Meet your Strawman.”
With love and light.
Kirk Rutter & Paul Davies.
MEET YOUR STRAWMAN
So, What is a Strawman? A strawman is a fictitious legal entity, created with the hope that as the child grows up, he will be fooled into believing that he is actually the strawman (which he most definitely is not) and pay all sorts of imaginary costs and liabilities which get attached to the strawman by con artists.
How is a Strawman Created? Well the mechanism involves that unnecessary birth certificate which the parents imagine is about, and belongs to, their baby (neither of which is actually true). If the baby has been named James and the family name is Martin, then you would expect the birth certificate to have the name James Martin written on it. If that is what is written on it, then all is well and it is a genuine birth certificate and nothing more. However, if any other name is there, then the document is not a birth certificate but instead is the creation of a strawman masquerading as James Martin. The alternative entries might be any of the following examples: “JAMES MARTIN”, “Mr James Martin”, “Martin, Mr James” or anything else which is not exactly “James Martin” and nothing else.
Why Create a Strawman? The answer is ‘in order to charge the strawman imaginary costs and penalties and fool the human James Martin into paying those amounts’. These imaginary charges include ‘Income Tax’, ‘Council Tax’, ‘Inheritance Tax’, ‘Capital-Gains Tax’, ‘Road Tax’, ‘Import Tax’, ‘Value-Added Tax’, ‘Fuel Levy’, ‘Loan Interest’, ‘Bank Charges’ and anything else that full-time professionals can think up and are confident that you will not notice that you never agreed to pay and don’t need to pay.